Research Interests

Barbara Liskov's interests span a wide range of topics within computer science, including distributed systems, replication algorithms to provide fault-tolerance, programming methodology, and programming languages. Her current research projects include Byzantine-fault-tolerant storage systems, online storage systems that provide confidentiality and integrity for the stored information, techniques for implementing databases on multicore machines to achieve good scalability and performance, and investigation of new directions for programming languages.

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Section 34: Computer and Information Sciences